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Shiresland Peter Pan
Directed by Brian W. Armstrong
Produced by David W. Armstrong
Written by Bruce Thompson
Screenplay by
Story by
Based on J.M. Barrie (Play)
Starring Simon Callow
Wallace Shawn
Mara Wilson
Ben Kingsley
Matthew Mouse
Douglas Duck
Michelle Mouse
Pippin the Bug King
Tip the Mouse
Jason Alexander
Lena Headey
Music by Harry Gregson-Williams
Julian Nott
Cinematography James Wilson
Editing by Roy Tanner
Production company(s) Michael Shires
Matthew Mouse Productions
Distributor Warner Bros.
Release date(s) October 11, 1996 (Premiere)
October 18, 1996 (United States)
October 17, 1997 (United Kingdom)
October 24, 1996 (Australia)
Running time 109 Minutes
Language English
Gross revenue
Preceded by
Followed by
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Shiresland Peter Pan is a 1996 American musical adventure comedy film based on J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. It is the fifth feature film to star The Shiresland and was directed by Brian W. Armstrong.

Similarly to its predecessor The Shiresland Fairy Tales, the key roles were played by live-action actors, with the Shiresland in supporting roles. The live-action actors consisted of Simon Callow, Wallace Shawn, Mara Wilson and Ben Kingsley in his feature film debut. Matthew Mouse appeared as Peter Pan, Michelle Mouse as Tiger Lilly, Pippin the Bug King as John Darling, Tip the Mouse as Michael Darling and Douglas Duck as J.M. Barrie


Live-Action Cast:

Shiresland performers:

  • Charles Martinet as Matthew Mouse as Peter Pan, Sparky the Bee, Big Bunny as Nibs, Fairies and Baker as Indians
  • Frank Welker as Douglas Duck as J.M. Barrie, Ringo the Rat as Slightly, Dr. Benson Honeydew as Indians, Clammy as Pirates, Skipper the Fly, Nana (voice) and Fairies
  • Paul Winchell as Boofy as Cubby the Bear Lostboy, Michelle Mouse as Tiger Lily, Sid the Cricket, Fairies and Jose Carioca as Pirates
  • Pat Pinney as Chris as The Twin Lostboy 1 and Fairies
  • Jim Cummings as Dhris as The Twin Lostboy 2, Pippin the Bug King as John Darling, Henry the Bear (voice), Fairies and Silly the Chef as Indians
  • Alan Oppenheimer as Tinkerbell (voice), Tip the Mouse as Michael Darling, Stinky as Pirates, Lewis the Sea-Rex as Pirates, Kit Colby, Solomon Caw (voice), Fairies, News Announcer, The Newsman and Tomato
  • John Stephenson as Mr. Eagle as Pirates and Fairies
  • Neil Ross as Doglion as Pirates and Fairies
  • Michael Bell as Drunk Man as Pirates and Fairies
  • Bill Farmer as Bodydog as Pirates (voice) (uncredited)
  • John Shires as Black Peter as Indians
  • Pat Fraley as Naughty Owl as Pirates
  • Billy West as Silly Man as Pirates
  • Frank Oz as Tick-Tock the Crocodile (voice), Fozzie Bear as Paddington Bear and Fairies (uncredited)
  • Kevin Clash as Tick-Tock the Crocodile (in-suit performer) and Fairies (uncredited)
  • Steve Whitmire as Nana (in-suit performer), Kermit the Frog as TV Reporter and Fairies (uncredited)
  • Jerry Nelson as Tinkerbell (puppeteer only), Ma Bear as Aunt Lucy and Fairies (uncredited)
  • Francis Wright as Solomon Caw (puppeteer only) and Fairies (uncredited)
  • Bill Barretta as Henry the Bear (in-suit performer) and Fairies (uncredited)
  • Dave Goelz as Bodydog as Pirates (puppeteer only) and Fairies (uncredited)
  • Brian Henson as Fairies and Fireflyer (puppeteer only) (uncredited)
  • David Rudman as Fairy Guide (puppeteer only) and Fairies (uncredited)
  • Louise Gold as Fairies, Jeopardy Fairy (puppeteer only) and Queen Mab (puppeteer only) (uncredited)
  • Sarah Shires as Fairies (uncredited)


  • Shiresland Peter Pan was released theatrically on 18 October, 1996 in the United States and Canada and 17 October 1997 in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Attached Short Film

  • Theatrically, the film was accompanied by the Beauty and the Beast Animation Studios short film, Detective Rat.


  • The film marks the first Peter Pan adaptation where Captain Hook and Mr. Darling are played by the same actor.


  • Although this movie was rated G in the United States, it was rated U in the United Kingdom.

Home video releases


  • Shiresland Peter Pan


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